The University of Texas at Austin

Training and Events Calendar

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12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Blackboard Weekly Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Weekly maintenance event for Blackboard (courses.utexas.edu).

The service may be degraded or down during this time.
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Austin Exchange Message Service (AEMS) Planned Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: This maintenance includes any or all of the following maintenance tasks:

* Installation of security updates and hotfixes.

* Moving of user mailboxes to different mailbox databases to better ... (more)
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Customers utilizing the following dependent services may be affected:

* Austin Disk shares (user home directories and departmental shares)
* Stat Apps Server (user profiles, redirected documents ... (more)
12:01 AM - 6:00 AM
SharePoint 2010 Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: During the weekly maintenance window, SharePoint 2010 farm will have SharePoint updates (product updates and security updates) installed.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
6:00 PM - 2:00 AM
ArcGIS/Matlab License Server Outage
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Electrical Outage in MEZ that will affect two campus-wide services:

ArcGIS license server
Matlab license server

Impact: People won't be able to use ESRI ArcGIS or Matlab applications during ... (more)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Make various non-disruptive changes to production host (xmlgw-p01), to prepare for the transition of the management application's authentication system from CWA (Fatc cookie) to UTLogin.
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Using UT Mainframe
Description: IC101 - This training is now offered via a Video series consisting of four videos.
Go to: http://www.utexas.edu/its/training/classes/ic101-401.php to view the
videos. You will need to enroll in the ... (more)
8:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Dept Contacts Security Info
Description: IC401 - This class is no longer offered via a classroom setting. This class will now
be offered via a Flash video series on the web. Currently that video series
is under production. Planned ... (more)
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UDC-C Cooling Tower #1 & #2 Planned - Non-Disruptive Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Cooling Towers #1 & #2 will undergo Planned-Non-Disruptive Maintenance. This work is not expected to have any impact on the redundant cooling systems.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
ERP Web Infrastructure Maintenance Window
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: ERP UI, ERP Application Registry, ERP UI Site generator application upgrades occur during this time. Minimal impact on users should be expected.
10:00 PM - 11:59 PM
Web Central Scheduled Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: The servers and software associated with www.utexas.edu, custom websites hosted on Web Central, and Web publishing on UNIX (UTS, uts.cc.utexas.edu) will undergo scheduled maintenance. During this ... (more)
6:00 AM - 8:00 AM
UTLogin routine maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: ITS Applications will be conducting maintenance on the UTLogin system that will result in a partial system outage.

Date: 10/2/2013
Start time: 6:00 AM
End time: 8:00 AM

Impact: This ... (more)
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Make various non-disruptive changes to production host (xmlgw-p01), to prepare for the transition of the management application's authentication system from CWA (Fatc cookie) to UTLogin.
7:00 AM - 7:30 AM
MySQL (non-CAT1) database outage (mysqldb.its.utexas.edu)
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: The MySQL (non-CAT1) database service (mysqldb.its.utexas.edu) will be in read-only mode for approximately 30 minutes while replication between the master and slave node is restored. Read-only ... (more)
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UDC-C Cooling Tower #1 & #2 Planned - Non-Disruptive Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Cooling Towers #1 & #2 will undergo Planned-Non-Disruptive Maintenance. This work is not expected to have any impact on the redundant cooling systems.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
University Directory ( White Pages ) Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Routine software updates for the University Directory (White Pages) will be implemented. No interruption of service is expected.
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Blog Service Weekly Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Scheduled maintenance may occur weekly on Wednesdays between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. To the maximum extent possible, installation of service, application, and security updates will be performed during ... (more)
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
DEFINE Internals/Enterprise Workflow Planned Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: *DEFINE Internals/Enterprise Workflow will be performing planned maintenance to deploy user-requested enhancements and bug fixes. Users should not experience any interruption in service.
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
A2 Patch implementation
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: We will be applying a patch to the A2 SIP Softswitch (core of new VoIP system). There should be no interruption of service.
9:00 PM - 11:00 PM
OS Patching of Document Repository production servers
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Linux operating system on Document Repository virtual machines will be patched. There will be two brief interruptions of 2 to 3 minutes each during this maintenance window.
10:00 PM - 11:00 PM
UT Lists planned maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: The UT Lists mailing list service at utlists.utexas.edu will undergo routine service maintenance. List mail delivery and access to the Web GUI at https://utlists.utexas.edu may be unavailable during ... (more)
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Make various non-disruptive changes to production host (xmlgw-p01), to prepare for the transition of the management application's authentication system from CWA (Fatc cookie) to UTLogin.
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UDC-C Cooling Tower #1 & #2 Planned - Non-Disruptive Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Cooling Towers #1 & #2 will undergo Planned-Non-Disruptive Maintenance. This work is not expected to have any impact on the redundant cooling systems.
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Footprint Agent Training
Description: TX100 - How to use Footprints for the everyday user. We will learn how to setup
dashboard, search for your tickets, how to submit tickets to another group in
ITS and many other things.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Footprint Agent Training
Description: TX100 - How to use Footprints for the everyday user. We will learn how to setup
dashboard, search for your tickets, how to submit tickets to another group in
ITS and many other things.
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Footprint Agent Training
Description: TX100 - How to use Footprints for the everyday user. We will learn how to setup
dashboard, search for your tickets, how to submit tickets to another group in
ITS and many other things.
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Make various non-disruptive changes to production host (xmlgw-p01), to prepare for the transition of the management application's authentication system from CWA (Fatc cookie) to UTLogin.
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
UDC-C Cooling Tower #1 & #2 Planned - Non-Disruptive Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Cooling Towers #1 & #2 will undergo Planned-Non-Disruptive Maintenance. This work is not expected to have any impact on the redundant cooling systems.
8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Footprint Agent Training
Description: TX100 - How to use Footprints for the everyday user. We will learn how to setup
dashboard, search for your tickets, how to submit tickets to another group in
ITS and many other things.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Footprint Agent Training
Description: TX100 - How to use Footprints for the everyday user. We will learn how to setup
dashboard, search for your tickets, how to submit tickets to another group in
ITS and many other things.
1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Footprint Agent Training
Description: TX100 - How to use Footprints for the everyday user. We will learn how to setup
dashboard, search for your tickets, how to submit tickets to another group in
ITS and many other things.
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Footprints Weekly Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Application or OS patching and updates.
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Make various non-disruptive changes to production host (xmlgw-p01), to prepare for the transition of the management application's authentication system from CWA (Fatc cookie) to UTLogin.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Blackboard Weekly Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Weekly maintenance event for Blackboard (courses.utexas.edu).

The service may be degraded or down during this time.
12:00 AM - 1:00 AM
Mainframe maintenance window
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: The UT Austin mainframe will undergo planned maintenance early Sunday morning beginning shortly after 12:00 AM midnight and lasting approximately 1 hour into Sunday morning. UT Direct, applytexas.org,... (more)
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Austin Exchange Message Service (AEMS) Planned Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: This maintenance includes any or all of the following maintenance tasks:

* Installation of security updates and hotfixes.

* Moving of user mailboxes to different mailbox databases to better ... (more)
12:00 AM - 6:00 AM
Austin Disk Services Planned Maintenance Window
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Customers utilizing the following dependent services may be affected:

* Austin Disk shares (user home directories and departmental shares)
* Stat Apps Server (user profiles, redirected documents ... (more)
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Make various non-disruptive changes to production host (xmlgw-p01), to prepare for the transition of the management application's authentication system from CWA (Fatc cookie) to UTLogin.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
7:00 AM - 11:00 PM
XML Gateway PROD - prep for UTLogin transition
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Make various non-disruptive changes to production host (xmlgw-p01), to prepare for the transition of the management application's authentication system from CWA (Fatc cookie) to UTLogin.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
PyPE OS Security Patching - Test & Qual
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Apply OS Patch Stream to PyPE Test and Qual environments. Servers are paired and will be updated in sequence, so PyPE-based web applications will continue to run with diminished capacity but no ... (more)
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM
DEFINE Internals/Enterprise Workflow Expedited Non-Disruptive Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: *DEFINE Internals/Enterprise Workflow will be performing expedited maintenance to deploy user-requested enhancements. Users should not experience any interruption in service.
7:30 AM - 11:30 AM
VPN Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Networking will be conducting maintenance on the campus VPN system on Tuesday, October 8, 2013, from 7:30am to 11:30am to make resiliency improvements to the VPN service.

There will be a brief ... (more)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Planned DPUSER Maintenance in PROD
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Routine maintenance will take place in DPUSER's PROD environment. No outage is expected.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
uTexas Enterprise Directory (TED) routine maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Routine maintenance on TED (The uTexas Enterprise Directory) will be done at this time. No interruption of service is anticipated.
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Javamail, FTPMail Qual and Test host patching
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Javamail and FTPMail QUAL and TEST hosts (jmail-t01 and jmail-t02.its.utexas.edu) will be patched serially, with accumulated patches from Red Hat.

There will be no service interruption, as at ... (more)
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Blog Service Weekly Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Scheduled maintenance may occur weekly on Wednesdays between 5 p.m. and 10 p.m. To the maximum extent possible, installation of service, application, and security updates will be performed during ... (more)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Shibboleth Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: The Shibboleth production environment (idp.its.utexas.edu) will undergo scheduled maintenance at this time. Users should experience no interruption of service.
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Planned Apollo Maintenance in PROD
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Routine maintenance will take place in Apollo's PROD environment. No outage is expected.
2:00 PM - 2:30 PM
uTexas Enterprise Directory (TED) - Expedited Non-Disruptive
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: We will be performing expedited non-disruptive maintenance on the uTexas Enterprise Directory (TED) today from 2:00-2:30.

No impact is expected.
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Data Center Cleaning Expedited - Non-Disruptive
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Expedited - Non-Disruptive maintenance for cleaning NOC A Data Center. Data Center cleanings are a critical and effective way to combat problematic downtime risks like static charge, dust buildup, ... (more)
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
AEMS Office 365: Load balancer change for authentication servers
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: A change will be made to the load balancer to more accurately monitor the state of the authentication servers. No service interruption is expected.
6:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Footprints Weekly Maintenance
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: Application or OS patching and updates.
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
VM storage migrations to permit SAN OS upgrades
Location: N/A (N/A N/A)
Description: VMs will be migrated to other storage locations to permit evacuation of 2 SANs to a new firmware revision which cannot be done with the SAN online.

No VM downtime is anticipated. There is a ... (more)


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